Karlen Jo Bruner

27 December 1937–6 December 2009 (Age 71)
Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States

The Life of Karlen Jo

When Karlen Jo Bruner was born on 27 December 1937, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, her father, R R Bruner, was 23 and her mother, Claudia Gilbert Atteberry, was 20. She lived in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 6 December 2009, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Travis Whitsett Bain, Ii
Karlen Jo Bruner

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    Claudia Gilbert Atteberry




World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 12

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 19

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 German: nickname from Old High German, Old Saxon Brūn ( see Brun ).2 German and Jewish: variant spelling of Brunner .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Karlen Joe Brunner in household of Adaline Naylor, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Karleen Jo Bain, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Karlen Jo Bruner, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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